Heroine Powder worth R2.3 million seized

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

A 47-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 20 September 2021 for dealing in drugs. He was arrested on Saturday 18 September 2021, by the Hawks members from Durban Serious Organised Crime Investigation working together with Crime Intelligence and Durban Metro Police Drug Team.

Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said the police received information about a suspect who was distributing heroin in various places in the province. “An intelligence-driven operation was conducted at Glenwood and the suspect was caught red-handed carrying a bag leaving his place of residence.”

Mhlongo added that the suspect was stopped and searched, upon searching the bag, police found packs of pure heroin powder to the street value of approximately R2 340 000.00. “He was subsequently placed under arrest and charged for dealing in drugs.”

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